Emergency Management

Vision

The Polk County Emergency Management Office seeks to promote safer, less vulnerable communities with the capacity to cope with hazards and disasters.

Mission

Our Mission is to help protect communities by coordinating and integrating all activities necessary to build, sustain, and improve the capability to mitigate against, prepare for, respond to and recover from threatened or actual natural disasters, acts of terrorism, or other man-made disaster.

Initial Damage Assessment Procedure

After a disaster, initial damage assessment forms are used to serve as a tool to be utilized by local officials and others in conducting local damage assessments of publicly owned property. View more information.

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